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Most Popular Baby Names of the 1970s

Here are the most popular names of the 1970s. Click on any name to learn more about it, find similar names, or add it to your favorites.

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Rank Name Meaning
1 Michael
Hebrew: Gift from God
2 Christopher
Unknown/Other: One who holds Christ in his heart
3 Jason
Greek: The Lord is salvation; Hebrew: The Lord is salvation
4 David
Hebrew: Dearly loved
5 James
Hebrew: Supplanter; English: Replace
6 John
Hebrew: Jehovah has been gracious, has shown favor. …
7 Robert
Scottish: Famed, bright, shining. 14th-century King …
8 Brian
Celtic: In use in England since the Middle Ages. Pos…
9 William
German: Resolute protector, will. For a long time af…
10 Matthew
Hebrew: Gift of Jehovah. In the Bible, Mathew was on…
11 Joseph
Hebrew: May Jah give increase. In the Bible, Joseph,…
12 Daniel
Hebrew: God is my Judge. The biblical prophet and wr…
13 Kevin
Celtic: Gentle; Irish: Handsome child. Name of a fam…
14 Eric
English: Brave ruler
15 Jeffrey
English: Peaceful. Variant of Geoffrey. The three-sy…
16 Richard
German: Powerful, strong ruler. A Teutonic name from…
17 Scott
Scottish: Wanderer; English: From Scotland. A Gael. Surname.
18 Mark
Arthurian Legend: Tristan's uncIe; English: Of Mars,…
19 Steven
English: Variant of Stephen. Crown, wreath.
20 Thomas
Hebrew: Twin
21 Timothy
English: One who honors God. The biblical Timothy wa…
22 Anthony
English: Highly praiseworthy. Mark Antony: (83-30 BC…
23 Charles
German: A man. French variant of Carl adopted by the…
24 Joshua
Hebrew: God is salvation
25 Ryan
Irish: Kingly

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